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Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator (Workforce)

  • Full time
  • £28,830 – £31,913
  • Stirling / hybrid
  • Closing 20th February 2024

  • Advertised from 1st February 2024
  • 36 hrs per week


Are you passionate about nurture, high quality childcare and making a real difference to children and families in Scotland? Do you want to be part of SCMA – a thriving membership organisation, advocating on behalf of childminders and delivering services across Scotland?

The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is the national voice of childminding in Scotland. SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 3,000 childminder members, SCMA helps to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland’s children and aims to influence policy to ensure that it is informed by the experiences of childminding. SCMA provides a wide range of support and professional services for members including training and events as well as delivering local services. For more information visit

The successful applicant will assist with the co-ordination, development and delivery of a quality marketing and communications campaign to support our innovative recruitment and retention models aimed at retaining and growing the number of childminders across Scotland. You will work closely with the Marketing and Communications Manager (Workforce) to ensure that all marketing and communications outcomes and outputs are achieved.

We are keen to attract someone with a proven ability in a Marketing & Communications environment including the production of information and marketing materials. The postholder is required to have proven ability to prioritise work and forward plan. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, excellent communication and organisational skills are essential.

We are recruiting this post to help us expand the childminding workforce across Scotland.

Initial funding is to March 2025, taking us to the end of year one - this is part of a 3-year proposal with funding confirmation received on an annual basis.

The post is home/office based, requiring travel and attendance at meetings across the central belt and occasionally wider (including regular attendance at Head Office in Stirling). Equipment and broadband/IT connections will be provided.

Application notes

If you would like to be part of our team please get in touch for an application pack:

Email: stating the post you are applying for.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications 20th February 2024 at 12pm.

Interviews will be held on 27th February 2024

Please note that only applications submitted on the correct form will be considered.

SCMA is working towards becoming an equal opportunities employer.